March 15, 2006

GLOBE at Night to help scientists map light pollution around the world

News of an interesting science project spanning the Globe...  GLOBE at Night -  a special project of The GLOBE Program (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment), a worldwide science and education program managed by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and Colorado State University (CSU). Students from more than 17,000 schools in 109 countries have participated in GLOBE, reporting over 14 million environmental observations. This will be the first GLOBE activity to engage students in astronomy.   GLOBE is a partnership between the United States and more than 100 countries. More info available at &

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